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  • Taoism Believes Government
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    Taoism And Confucianism Taoism and Confucianism both combine to play an important part in Chinese Philosophy. Though in essence the two are opposite in many ways they do not contradict each other. They each deal with different matters of everyday life. Confucianism dealt with the success of the state and the job of the upper class to rule the lower class. It made five rules which should be followed by mainly the upper class to keep order. They are; governed respects governing, pupil respects tea...
  • Rulers To The Confucian Belief System
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    "Confucianism is, and has been for over 25 centuries, the dominant philosophical system in China and the guiding light in almost every aspect of Chinese life". Confucius and his disciples traveled all throughout China in an attempt to convert rulers to the Confucian belief system. (author unknown, Confucianism). Originally one of several rival teachings during the Chou dynasty (1027 256 BC), it wasn't widely accepted at first but, by the 2nd century BC, had become the official creed of China (Be...
  • Plato's Own Theory Of Knowledge
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    As used originally by the ancient Greeks, the term philosophy meant the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake. The term philosophy is often used popularly to mean a set of basic values and attitudes toward life, nature, and society-thus the phrase "philosophy of life". Western philosophy is considered generally to have begun in ancient Greece as speculation about the underlying nature of the physical world. In its earliest form it was indistinguishable from natural science. The writings of the e...
  • Legend And Teachings Of Confucius And Confucianism
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    Confucianism Confucianism is an East Asian philosophy built up by a Chinese philosopher, Confucius (K'un Fu-t zu), in the 6th - 5th century BCE. It's a philosophy based on human morals and relationships. To really understand Confucianism, how it originated and what parts of history contributed towards its development, you have to look into: who is Confucius, the history of Confucianism and what happened to Confucianism after the death of Confucius? Who is Confucius? Confucius was of noble descen...
  • Strong Confucian Value Of Education
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    Confucianism is a time enduring philosophy that has stood up to invading clans, war, resentment, enforcement and infringement of new philosophies, and eventually, revival. For almost 80 years, up until the late 1970's, Confucianism and its ideas and values have been all but wiped away from China. Though effort was made to remove Confucianism for good from China by the Communist leader Mao Zedong in 1949, the ideas and values were so deeply embedded into peoples mind and the culture that even sup...
  • Confucianism And Daoism
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    Amidst the chaos of political instability and constant warring of the Zhou era, arose many intellectual thinkers that brought such a profound impact in the fields of politics, religion, and philosophy. Even to this day, their influence can be seen on the many matters of China. Confucianism became the paramount school of thinking and later significant philosophies such as Daoism and Legalism gained immense recognition as well. Each party had their own proposals for creating an idealistic politica...
  • Confucian Scholars
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    Confucianism, major system of thought in China, developed from the teachings of Confucius and his disciples, and concerned with the principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, and proper social relationships. Confucianism has influenced the Chinese attitude toward life, set the patterns of living and standards of social value, and provided the background for Chinese political theories and institutions. It has spread from China to Korea, Japan, and Vietnam and has aroused interest among Western...

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